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Award for USGS Map Hawaii's Volcanoes Revealed

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Image of Hawai'i sea floor from award-winning map.
Above: Image of Hawai'i sea floor from award-winning map. [larger version]

An innovative and colorful U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) map portraying Hawaiian volcanoes, prepared in cooperation with the Japan Marine Science and Technology Center, the University of Hawai'i's School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology, and the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute, recently received the 2005 Outstanding Publication Award from the Association of Earth Science Editors. The map, Hawaii's Volcanoes Revealed, depicts the submarine volcanic history of Hawai'i in vivid colors representing various stages of historical geologic development.

To learn more about the map, read "Scientists Unveil New Map of Hawai'i Sea Floor" in Sound Waves, December 2003-January 2004. To view the map online, visit Hawaii's volcanoes revealed: U.S. Geological Survey Geologic Investigations Series I-2809. The full reference is Eakins, B.W., Robinson, J.E., Kanamatsu, Toshiya, Naka, Jiro, Smith, J.R., Takahashi, Eiichi, and Clague, D.A., 2003, Hawaii's volcanoes revealed: U.S. Geological Survey Geologic Investigations Series I-2809, scale approx. 1:85,342.


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Scientists Unveil New Map of Hawai'i Sea Floor
Dec. 2003 / Jan. 2004

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Post-Katrina Cleanup—a Volunteer's Reflections

Offshore Impacts of Hurricane Katrina

Sediment-Toxicity Studies in Western Long Island Sound

Sea-Floor Geology Off Massachusetts Coast

Alvin Dives to Deep-Water Coral Habitats

Research Study Links Urbanization to Amphibian Decline

Outreach San Francisco Bay Floor Explored

Briefing on Coastal Research in Hawai'i

USGS Research on the Kona Coast, Hawai'i

Meetings Third International Symposium on Deep-Sea Corals

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